Nauyaca Waterfalls Horseback Riding Tour

Best Waterfalls Horseback Riding Tour in Costa Rica

Nauyaca Waterfall is an iconic attraction in Costa Rica. This waterfall will definitely blow you away. Located approximately 1 hour from Manuel Antonio National Park, the Nauyaca Waterfalls is a fantastic and epical scenery, the Nauyaca Waterfall Tour promise you to have a great experience while you vacation Costa Rica.


History of Nauyaca Waterfalls:

The name of the Nauyaca Waterfalls comes from a very popular snake in Costa Rica. Many years ago when the reserve wasn't a tourist attraction, the local people found this amazing waterfall and decided to create a small pathway towards the falls. Along the trail they used to find this popular snake, which real English name is Fer-de Lance Pit-Viper. This snake was known as "Nauyaca Snake". Since this was a popular snake species, as well as a species to be careful with, then people started to call the waterfalls as the Nauyaca Waterfalls. Nowadays the snake is well known as Terciopelo in Spanish. Although the waterfall will remain its iconic name as The Nauyaca Waterfalls.


About the tour:

The horseback riding tour is over a 12 kilometer route with three resting periods, departing from the office, passing by Don Lulo's house, where you will have a delicious and typical Costa Rican breakfast. After breakfast and observing animals in the family's mini-zoo, the ride continues on until arriving at the waterfalls. You may swim in the amazing natural pools the waterfalls have formed.

On the way back we stop once again at "Don Lulo's house" to enjoy a delicious and also typical Costa Rican lunch. After a well-earned rest on the hammocks and a delicious cup of coffee, we begin the return trip to our starting point.

The horseback ride in Costa Rica offered by Nauyaca Waterfalls is one of the best experiences in Costa Rica.

Tour info

8 hrs
The tour includes: Transportation from Manuel Antonio, entrance fee to the reserve, bilingual tour guide, typical breakfast, lunch and drinks.
US $155 per person (4 people minimum). Please inquire if you are just 2 people
7:00am (pickup) - 3:00pm (drop off)
Camera, binoculars, insect repellent, sun screen, swimsuit and towel.
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